GETZACIN Tablet 0

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Ofloxacin:00 | Quinolones

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Drug Form : Tablet

Manufactured / Marketed By : Getz Product Form : TabletPack Size : 0Ingredients : Ofloxacin:00Generic Category : Quinolones

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How it works

GETZACIN Tablet 0 stops the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This helps to kill or prevent the growth of bacteria in the body.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for GETZACIN Tablet 0

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Headache
  • Loose stools
  • Stomach pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Change in taste
  • Painful urination rare
  • Dry mouth rare
  • Joint pain rare
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach rare
  • Runny rare
  • Loss of appetite
  • Skin rash rare

Uses of GETZACIN Tablet 0

What is it prescribed for?

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    An infection in any part of your urinary system- the kidneys, bladder, ureters, or urethra is called urinary tract infections (UTIs). UTIs are the most common infections in humans and woman are at greater risk of getting this infection. UTIs are caused by bacteria and in some cases, viruses or fungi. GETZACIN Tablet 0 is used to treat urinary tract infections caused by bacteria.

  • Pyelonephriits

    Pyelonephritis is the swelling of the kidneys due to bacterial infection. This infection starts in your urethra or bladder and spreads through the ureters to the kidneys. GETZACIN Tablet 0 is used to treat pyelonephritis. You will start feeling better within a few days after taking GETZACIN Tablet 0 .

  • Urethritis

    Urethritis is the swelling of the urethra, a small tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. GETZACIN Tablet 0 is used to treat urethritis caused by bacteria.

  • Cystitis

    Cystitis is the swelling of the urinary bladder usually caused by a bacterial infection. This is more common in women because their urethra is much shorter, which means bacteria can go into the bladder more easily. GETZACIN Tablet 0 is used to treat cystitis caused by bacteria.

  • Community-Acquired Pneumonia

    Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) refers to pneumonia (lung infection) that is acquired outside the hospital. CAP can be bacterial or viral. GETZACIN Tablet 0 is used to treat CAP caused by bacteria like Mycoplasma pneumonia, Streptococcus pneumonia, Haemophilus influenzae, etc.

  • Bronchitis

    Bronchitis is the swelling and irritation of bronchial tubes that regulates air passage in the lungs. GETZACIN Tablet 0 is used to treat bronchitis caused by bacteria.

  • Prostatitis

    Prostatitis is the swelling of the prostate gland located under the bladder in men. This gland produces the fluid semen, that carries sperm. It affects men of all ages and more common in men 50 or below. GETZACIN Tablet 0 is used to treat prostatitis caused by a bacterial infection.

  • Skin and soft tissue infections

    Skin and soft tissue infections occur when the bacteria invade the skin and its supporting structures. GETZACIN Tablet 0 is used to treat all skin infections including abscess caused by bacteria.

  • Gonococcal infection

    Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by Neisseria gonorrhoea bacteria that infects both men and women. It spreads during vaginal, oral or anal sex without a condom or other barrier method. GETZACIN Tablet 0 is used to treat the gonococcal infection.

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the female reproductive organs caused by bacteria like Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoea, etc. In this infection, the bacteria first enter the vagina and move into the pelvic organs- fallopian tubes, ovaries, cervix, and the uterus, causing infection. GETZACIN Tablet 0 is used to treat pelvic inflammatory disease.

  • Bacterial conjunctivitis

    Bacterial conjunctivitis or pink eye is a bacterial eye infection affecting the conjunctiva (a clear tissue covering the white part of your eye and lines the inside of the eyelid). It is more common in children and can be treated quickly. GETZACIN Tablet 0 are used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis.

  • Otitis Externa

    Otitis externa or Swimmer’s ear is an infection in the ear canal, which connects the outside of the ear to the eardrum. This outer ear infection can occur due to many reasons. The water remaining in the ear after swimming or bathing can increase the chances of bacterial growth. Normally, earwax helps to protect the ear canal from infection. Putting fingers, cotton swabs or other objects to clean your ears, can rub away the earwax or scratch your skin. This allows germs to grow and leads to infection. GETZACIN Tablet 0 are used for the treatment of otitis externa caused by bacteria. You will start to feel better in 5 to 7 days after using GETZACIN Tablet 0 .

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    You will start to feel better in 2 to 3 days after taking GETZACIN Tablet 0 . But finish your entire course of treatment, even if the condition gets better.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of GETZACIN Tablet 0 lasts for about 12 hours and then you may have to take your next dose as directed by your doctor/pharmacist.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendency has been reported for GETZACIN Tablet 0 .

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine should be avoided during pregnancy due to the risk of adverse effects on the baby's developing joints. GETZACIN Tablet 0 is not known to cause harmful effects on the baby if is taken later in pregnancy. Take GETZACIN Tablet 0 only upon your doctor's recommendation.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not known to be harmful in breastfeeding women. It passes into breast milk in small amounts. Hence it is acceptable in nursing mothers upon your doctor's recommendation. Baby should be observed for symptoms such as diarrhoea and yeast infection.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Avoid taking GETZACIN Tablet 0 if you are previously allergic to it. Serious allergic reactions to this medicine are rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc.

  • Tendinitis

    This medicine can cause muscle damage especially in old age. Do not use GETZACIN Tablet 0 if you have tendonitis (swelling of fibres that attach bone with muscles) or tendon rupture (a partial or complete tear of the tendon- the tissue that connects muscle to bone).

  • Myasthenia gravis

    Myasthenia gravis is a skeletal muscle weakness condition characterized by severe weakness of any of the muscles under your voluntary control, including the arms and legs. GETZACIN Tablet 0 should be avoided in patients with myasthenia gravis since it may get worsen.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine should be avoided during pregnancy due to the risk of adverse effects on the baby's developing joints. GETZACIN Tablet 0 is not known to cause harmful effects on the baby if is taken later in pregnancy. Take GETZACIN Tablet 0 only upon your doctor's recommendation.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not known to be harmful in breastfeeding women. It passes into breast milk in small amounts. Hence it is acceptable in nursing mothers upon your doctor's recommendation. Baby should be observed for symptoms such as diarrhoea and yeast infection.

General Warnings
  • Muscle damage

    This medicine can cause muscle damage usually on the tendons that surround the ankle. Inform your doctor if you feel pain, numbness, or tingling sensations in your muscles.

  • Antibiotic resistance

    Finish your entire course of treatment with GETZACIN Tablet 0 , even if the condition gets better to avoid antibiotic resistance (the bacteria may become resistant to antibiotics). If you still feel unwell after completing your antibiotic course, make an appointment to consult your doctor.

  • Driving or operating machinery

    This medicine may cause dizziness or sleepiness and interfere with eyesight. Hence do not drive a vehicle or operate machinery after taking this medicine.

  • Photosensitivity

    This medicine may make you more sensitive to sunlight or tanning lights. Use sunscreens or wear protective clothing to avoid adverse reactions before stepping outside.

  • Diarrhoea

    This medicine can cause diarrhoea because it may also kill the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine. Get emergency medical help if you experience severe diarrhoea that is watery or bloody. Call your pharmacist/doctor before taking anti-diarrhoeal medication.

  • Antacids

    If you are taking an antacid containing aluminium and magnesium salts for indigestion, it can increase the time it takes for GETZACIN Tablet 0 to act on your body. Because of this, it is recommended to take this antibiotic at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking antacids.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Try not to skip a dose of GETZACIN Tablet 0 . And if a dose is skipped, do not add it up to the next dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical attention in case of an overdose with GETZACIN Tablet 0 .

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Escitalopram severe
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Corticosteroids severe
  • Quinidine severe
  • Aspirin moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Use This medicine with caution in patients with nerve problems, seizures, depression, and psychotic reactions. GETZACIN Tablet 0 can trigger these conditions and inform your doctor immediately if these reactions occur.

  • severe

    Use This medicine with extreme caution in patients with gastrointestinal (mouth to anus) diseases, particularly colitis (swelling of the inner lining of the colon), since it may worsen the patient's condition.

  • severe

    This medicine may cause heart rhythm problem called prolonged QT intervals (an electrical heartbeat disturbance) in some patients who are taking heart medications. It may result in fast, rapid, and irregular heartbeats.

  • moderate

    Patients with kidney diseases need special consideration while taking This medicine due to the risk of kidney damage. Dose adjustment should be done based on the clinical condition.

Food interactions
  • Avoid using This medicine along with multivitamins with minerals. If needed it is suggested to use before 2 to 4 hours of taking multivitamins with minerals or after 4 to 6 hours of taking multivitamins with minerals.

General Instructions

Oral forms: Take This medicine as instructed by the doctor. Never take more than the prescribed dose. Take GETZACIN Tablet 0 at around the same time daily. Do not give your medicine to other people even if their condition appears to be the same as yours. Injection: GETZACIN Tablet 0 should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional in a clinic or hospital. Topical forms: Use GETZACIN Tablet 0 as directed by the doctor.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver GETZACIN Tablet 0. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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